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This image released by Screen Gems shows Jess Radomska in a scene from "Pride and Prejudice and Zombies." (Jay Maidment/Screen Gems, Sony via AP)

'Kung Fu Panda 3' tops Super Bowl weekend at box office

NEW YORK, N.Y. - The Coen brothers' "Hail, Caesar!" and the Jane Austen-monster mashup "Pride and Prejudice and Zombies" followed distantly behind "Kung Fu Panda 3," which remained on top of the box office over Super Bowl weekend.

  • This undated photo provided by Guernsey’s auction house shows a yellow-and-black Charvel guitar, customized for Eddie Van Halen in the 1980s It could bring $60,000 to $80,000 when it goes up for sale on Feb. 27, 2016, in New York. (Guernsey’s via AP)
    300 rare and famous guitars coming to NYC auction The Canadian Press - Sat, 6 Feb, 2016

    About 300 guitars, including instruments associated with Eric Clapton, Elvis Presley and Eddie Van Halen, are heading to a New York City auction. Among the top highlights … More »300 rare and famous guitars coming to NYC auction

    This undated photo provided by Guernsey’s auction house shows a yellow-and-black Charvel guitar, customized for Eddie Van Halen in the 1980s It could bring $60,000 to $80,000 when it goes up for sale on Feb. 27, 2016, in New York. (Guernsey’s via AP)

    About 300 guitars, including instruments associated with Eric Clapton, Elvis Presley and Eddie Van Halen, are heading to a New York City auction. Among the top highlights is a 1952 Gibson Super 400 CES 7-String made for late studio guitarist Tony Mottola that could bring as much as $100,000. Mottola worked with such music …

  • Moviegoers wait before Angelina Jolie's "Unbroken" opens in front of a movie theater in Tokyo, Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016. "Unbroken" has opened more than a year after the rest of the world in Japan, the country where the main character endures as a prisoner of war and where some have called for a boycott of the movie. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
    Angelina Jolie's film 'Unbroken' finally opens in Japan The Canadian Press - Sat, 6 Feb, 2016

    Angelina Jolie's "Unbroken" opened Saturday more than a year after the rest of the world in Japan, where the main character endures as a prisoner of war and where some … More »Angelina Jolie's film 'Unbroken' finally opens in Japan

    Moviegoers wait before Angelina Jolie's "Unbroken" opens in front of a movie theater in Tokyo, Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016. "Unbroken" has opened more than a year after the rest of the world in Japan, the country where the main character endures as a prisoner of war and where some have called for a boycott of the movie. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)

    Angelina Jolie's "Unbroken" opened Saturday more than a year after the rest of the world in Japan, where the main character endures as a prisoner of war and where some have called for a boycott of the movie. The distributor said in a statement that it decided to go ahead with the showing because various views on war should …

  • Anthony Anderson poses in the press room with the award for outstanding actor in a comedy series for “black-ish” at the 47th NAACP Image Awards at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium on Friday, Feb. 5, 2016, in Pasadena, Calif. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
    Michael B. Jordan wins big at NAACP Image Awards The Canadian Press - Sat, 6 Feb, 2016

    It was a total knockout for Michael B. Jordan at the NAACP Image Awards in a ceremony that took several jabs at Hollywood for the lack of racial diversity. The star … More »Michael B. Jordan wins big at NAACP Image Awards

    Anthony Anderson poses in the press room with the award for outstanding actor in a comedy series for “black-ish” at the 47th NAACP Image Awards at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium on Friday, Feb. 5, 2016, in Pasadena, Calif. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

    It was a total knockout for Michael B. Jordan at the NAACP Image Awards in a ceremony that took several jabs at Hollywood for the lack of racial diversity. The star of the boxing drama "Creed" was honoured Friday as both the entertainer of the year and outstanding actor in a motion picture for his role as Apollo Creed's …

  • Director JJ Abrams and producer Kathleen Kennedy and cast member Daisy Ridley arrive at the China premiere of the film "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" in Shanghai
    'Star Wars' film to hit $2 billion in global sales on Saturday, Disney says Reuters - Fri, 5 Feb, 2016

    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Global ticket sales for blockbuster movie "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" are expected to reach $2 billion on Saturday, the Walt Disney … More »'Star Wars' film to hit $2 billion in global sales on Saturday, Disney says

    Director JJ Abrams and producer Kathleen Kennedy and cast member Daisy Ridley arrive at the China premiere of the film "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" in Shanghai

    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Global ticket sales for blockbuster movie "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" are expected to reach $2 billion on Saturday, the Walt Disney Co said. "Force Awakens" is the third highest-grossing movie in Hollywood history, behind "Avatar" and "Titanic." "Avatar" …

  • Joseph Gordon-Levitt gets some roast with his Hasty Pudding The Canadian Press - Fri, 5 Feb, 2016

    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - Joseph Gordon-Levitt is getting a little roast along with his pudding. More »Joseph Gordon-Levitt gets some roast with his Hasty Pudding

    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - Joseph Gordon-Levitt is getting a little roast along with his pudding.

  • FILE - In this July 7, 2003 file photo, Philip Bailey, from left, Maurice White, and Ralph Johnson, of Earth Wind & Fire hold up the plaques from their induction at the Hollywood Rock Walk at a ceremony in Los Angeles. White, the founder and leader of Earth, Wind & Fire, died at home in Los Angeles, Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016, said his brother, Verdine White. He was 74. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles, File)
    Earth, Wind & Fire founder Maurice White dead at 74 The Canadian Press - Fri, 5 Feb, 2016

    Earth, Wind & Fire founder Maurice White, whose horn-driven band sold more than 90 million albums and made hits like "September," ''Shining Star" and "Boogie Wonderland," … More »Earth, Wind & Fire founder Maurice White dead at 74

    FILE - In this July 7, 2003 file photo, Philip Bailey, from left, Maurice White, and Ralph Johnson, of Earth Wind & Fire hold up the plaques from their induction at the Hollywood Rock Walk at a ceremony in Los Angeles. White, the founder and leader of Earth, Wind & Fire, died at home in Los Angeles, Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016, said his brother, Verdine White. He was 74. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles, File)

    Earth, Wind & Fire founder Maurice White, whose horn-driven band sold more than 90 million albums and made hits like "September," ''Shining Star" and "Boogie Wonderland," died Wednesday at his home in Los Angeles, his brother Verdine said. White, who was 74, suffered from Parkinson's Disease and had retreated from the …

  • In this image released by Paramount Pictures, David Oyelowo portrays Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in a scene from "Selma." THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP Photo/Paramount Pictures, Atsushi Nishijima
    Next Big Thing: Three standout films for Black History Month The Canadian Press - Fri, 5 Feb, 2016

    The weekly Next Big Thing column highlights what's bubbling under the surface in entertainment with a look at rising stars in the world of music, as well as standout … More »Next Big Thing: Three standout films for Black History Month

    In this image released by Paramount Pictures, David Oyelowo portrays Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in a scene from "Selma." THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP Photo/Paramount Pictures, Atsushi Nishijima

    The weekly Next Big Thing column highlights what's bubbling under the surface in entertainment with a look at rising stars in the world of music, as well as standout TV shows, movies and web series that would be a shame to overlook. Former Olympian Harry Jerome is often missed in the scope of Canadian sports history, but …

  • FILE - In this July 31, 2012 file photo, actress Kate del Castillo poses during a photo call to promote the documentary Esclavos Invisibles or "Invisible Slaves" in Spanish, at a local movie theater in Mexico City. The Mexican actress filed a court petition seeking an injunction against any arrest related to Mexico’s investigation of her relationship with detained drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman. On Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016, an official of the federal judiciary council confirmed del Castillo’s petition had been filed (AP Photo/Alexandre Meneghini, File)
    Lawyer: Mexican actress willing to talk about drug capo The Canadian Press - Thu, 4 Feb, 2016

    An attorney for actress Kate del Castillo said Thursday she is willing to talk to Mexican authorities about her encounters with Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman and felt "betrayed" … More »Lawyer: Mexican actress willing to talk about drug capo

    FILE - In this July 31, 2012 file photo, actress Kate del Castillo poses during a photo call to promote the documentary Esclavos Invisibles or "Invisible Slaves" in Spanish, at a local movie theater in Mexico City. The Mexican actress filed a court petition seeking an injunction against any arrest related to Mexico’s investigation of her relationship with detained drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman. On Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016, an official of the federal judiciary council confirmed del Castillo’s petition had been filed (AP Photo/Alexandre Meneghini, File)

    An attorney for actress Kate del Castillo said Thursday she is willing to talk to Mexican authorities about her encounters with Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman and felt "betrayed" and "used" by actor Sean Penn, who wrote a lengthy article about his meeting with the drug kingpin after the actress introduced the two men. The comments …

  • CORRECTS NAME TO LOUIS BAUDOIN INSTEAD OF LEWIS BOUDOIN - Members of the 1966 Texas Western College basketball championship team laugh together at a special exhibit on the team in the Union building on the UTEP campus in El Paso, Texas, Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016. They are from left: Nevil Shed, Willie Cager, Dick Myers and Louis Baudoin. Team members are in town for the 50th anniversary of the historic event. The game between Texas Western College and Kentucky was played on March 19, 1966. (Rudy Gutierrez/The El Paso Times via AP) EL DIARIO OUT; JUAREZ MEXICO OUT; MANDATORY CREDIT IF USE ON LAM OR LAT AND EL DIARIO DE EL PASO OUT
    Texas Western celebrating historic title 50 years later The Canadian Press - Thu, 4 Feb, 2016

    David Lattin says something happens every day to remind him of Texas Western's historic NCAA championship in 1966, when the Miners won with the first all-black starting … More »Texas Western celebrating historic title 50 years later

    CORRECTS NAME TO LOUIS BAUDOIN INSTEAD OF LEWIS BOUDOIN - Members of the 1966 Texas Western College basketball championship team laugh together at a special exhibit on the team in the Union building on the UTEP campus in El Paso, Texas, Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016. They are from left: Nevil Shed, Willie Cager, Dick Myers and Louis Baudoin. Team members are in town for the 50th anniversary of the historic event. The game between Texas Western College and Kentucky was played on March 19, 1966. (Rudy Gutierrez/The El Paso Times via AP) EL DIARIO OUT; JUAREZ MEXICO OUT; MANDATORY CREDIT IF USE ON LAM OR LAT AND EL DIARIO DE EL PASO OUT

    David Lattin says something happens every day to remind him of Texas Western's historic NCAA championship in 1966, when the Miners won with the first all-black starting lineup in a title game against all-white Kentucky. "Somebody mentions it or somebody calls and tells me 'Glory Road' is on or something just comes to me," …

  • File- This July 26, 2013, file photo shows Canadian music star Celine Dion, right, and husband Rene Angelil posing for photos after being decorated with the Order of Canada in Quebec City. Caesars Palace will host a memorial for Ang�lil, the husband and manager of Celine Dion credited with launching her career and long-standing residency on the Las Vegas Strip. Ang�lil died in January of cancer. (Jacques Boissinot/The Canadian Press, File)
    Celine Dion says late husband protected, grounded her The Canadian Press - Thu, 4 Feb, 2016

    Celine Dion's husband protected her from the gritty business details of her career as he struck the deals that defined her superstar status, including saying yes to her … More »Celine Dion says late husband protected, grounded her

    File- This July 26, 2013, file photo shows Canadian music star Celine Dion, right, and husband Rene Angelil posing for photos after being decorated with the Order of Canada in Quebec City. Caesars Palace will host a memorial for Ang�lil, the husband and manager of Celine Dion credited with launching her career and long-standing residency on the Las Vegas Strip. Ang�lil died in January of cancer. (Jacques Boissinot/The Canadian Press, File)

    Celine Dion's husband protected her from the gritty business details of her career as he struck the deals that defined her superstar status, including saying yes to her mega hit from "Titanic" when she wanted to say no. The singer spoke publicly Wednesday night for the first time since Rene Angelil died, paying tribute …

  • This image released by Lionsgate shows Teresa Palmer , left, and Benjamin Walker in a scene from "The Choice." (Dana Hawley/Lionsgate via AP)
    Review: 'The Choice' a Sparks romance with a side of cheese The Canadian Press - Thu, 4 Feb, 2016

    Nicholas Sparks' novels wouldn't continue to be bestsellers and be adapted into movies if some audiences didn't like their romances with a hearty helping of cheese.  … More »Review: 'The Choice' a Sparks romance with a side of cheese

    This image released by Lionsgate shows Teresa Palmer , left, and Benjamin Walker in a scene from "The Choice." (Dana Hawley/Lionsgate via AP)

    Nicholas Sparks' novels wouldn't continue to be bestsellers and be adapted into movies if some audiences didn't like their romances with a hearty helping of cheese. The story is about Travis (Benjamin Walker), a Southern charmer who lives on the North Carolina coast with his dog and his boat and his easy-breezy lifest …

  • FILE - In this Feb.4, 2015 file photo, Benjamin Millepied, Dance Director of the Paris Opera, ponders a question during the presentation of the new 2015-2016 season of the Opera National of Paris at the Opera Bastille, in Paris. Millepied, who’s married to Hollywood star Natalie Portman and choreographed for the movie “Black Swan,” said Thursday Feb.4, 2016 he’s resigning as dance director at Paris’ premier ballet company. (AP Photo/Francois Mori, File)
    'Black Swan' choreographer quits Paris ballet amid tensions The Canadian Press - Thu, 4 Feb, 2016

    Dancer Benjamin Millepied, who choreographed for the 2010 movie "Black Swan" and is married to its star, Natalie Portman, announced Thursday he's stepping down as dance … More »'Black Swan' choreographer quits Paris ballet amid tensions

    FILE - In this Feb.4, 2015 file photo, Benjamin Millepied, Dance Director of the Paris Opera, ponders a question during the presentation of the new 2015-2016 season of the Opera National of Paris at the Opera Bastille, in Paris. Millepied, who’s married to Hollywood star Natalie Portman and choreographed for the movie “Black Swan,” said Thursday Feb.4, 2016 he’s resigning as dance director at Paris’ premier ballet company. (AP Photo/Francois Mori, File)

    Dancer Benjamin Millepied, who choreographed for the 2010 movie "Black Swan" and is married to its star, Natalie Portman, announced Thursday he's stepping down as dance director at Paris' premier ballet company. Millepied's efforts to innovate at the storied Opera de Paris have met mixed reactions since his arrival 15 …

  • FILE - In this Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016 file photo, Taye Diggs, left, presents Viola Davis with the award for outstanding female actor in a drama series for "How to Get Away with Murder" at the 22nd annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at the Shrine Auditorium & Expo Hall in Los Angeles. A coalition of advocacy groups is calling on major Hollywood film studios to broaden their diversity efforts to include Hispanics, Asian-Americans and Indians as well as blacks. (Photo by Vince Bucci/Invision/AP, File)
    Multi-Ethnic Media Coalition wants full Hollywood diversity The Canadian Press - Thu, 4 Feb, 2016

    Organizations representing Hispanics, Asian-Americans and Native Americans, who joined with the NAACP in 2000 to increase minority hiring in the TV industry, are broadening … More »Multi-Ethnic Media Coalition wants full Hollywood diversity

    FILE - In this Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016 file photo, Taye Diggs, left, presents Viola Davis with the award for outstanding female actor in a drama series for "How to Get Away with Murder" at the 22nd annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at the Shrine Auditorium & Expo Hall in Los Angeles. A coalition of advocacy groups is calling on major Hollywood film studios to broaden their diversity efforts to include Hispanics, Asian-Americans and Indians as well as blacks. (Photo by Vince Bucci/Invision/AP, File)

    Organizations representing Hispanics, Asian-Americans and Native Americans, who joined with the NAACP in 2000 to increase minority hiring in the TV industry, are broadening their focus to the big screen. The Multi-Ethnic Media Coalition called Thursday on Sony, Warner Bros., Fox, Universal, Paramount and Disney to enter …

  • In this Monday, Feb. 1, 2016 photo, Alden Ehrenreich poses for a portrait in Los Angeles. At the age of only 26, "Hail, Caesar!" star Ehrenreich, has already caught the attention of the Coens, Steven Spielberg, Francis Ford Coppola, Woody Allen and Warren Beatty. The film opens in U.S. theaters on Friday, Feb. 5. (Photo by Rich Fury/Invision/AP)
    Meet 'Hail, Caesar!' breakout Alden Ehrenreich The Canadian Press - Thu, 4 Feb, 2016

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. - "This is my favourite place," says Alden Ehrenreich. It's 11 a.m. outside The Musso & Frank Grill on a clear, crisp Los Angeles day, and Ehrenreich … More »Meet 'Hail, Caesar!' breakout Alden Ehrenreich

    In this Monday, Feb. 1, 2016 photo, Alden Ehrenreich poses for a portrait in Los Angeles. At the age of only 26, "Hail, Caesar!" star Ehrenreich, has already caught the attention of the Coens, Steven Spielberg, Francis Ford Coppola, Woody Allen and Warren Beatty. The film opens in U.S. theaters on Friday, Feb. 5. (Photo by Rich Fury/Invision/AP)

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. - "This is my favourite place," says Alden Ehrenreich. It's 11 a.m. outside The Musso & Frank Grill on a clear, crisp Los Angeles day, and Ehrenreich is chatting about the previous night's "Hail, Caesar!" premiere, where his grandmother got to meet George Clooney. In the film from Joel and Ethan Coen …

  • This undated photo provided the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising Museum in Los Angeles shows costumes from last year’s Oscar winner for costume design, “The Grand Budapest Hotel.” It is a tradition for the museum to salute and feature the previous year’s winning costumes along with displaying costumes from movies nominated in the current year. (FIDM via AP) (L or R) Costumes worn by actors: Edward Norton as Henckels, Saoirse Ronan as Agatha, Tony Revolori as Zero Moustafa, Ralph Fiennes as Monsieur Gustave H., Tilda Swinton as Madame Ce�line Desgoffe und Taxis
    5 places in L.A. to soak up Oscars vibes The Canadian Press - Thu, 4 Feb, 2016

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. - It's Oscar season in Los Angeles. With the 88th annual Academy Awards scheduled for Feb. 28, here are five places in L.A. to soak up those glitzy … More »5 places in L.A. to soak up Oscars vibes

    This undated photo provided the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising Museum in Los Angeles shows costumes from last year’s Oscar winner for costume design, “The Grand Budapest Hotel.” It is a tradition for the museum to salute and feature the previous year’s winning costumes along with displaying costumes from movies nominated in the current year. (FIDM via AP) (L or R) Costumes worn by actors: Edward Norton as Henckels, Saoirse Ronan as Agatha, Tony Revolori as Zero Moustafa, Ralph Fiennes as Monsieur Gustave H., Tilda Swinton as Madame Ce�line Desgoffe und Taxis

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. - It's Oscar season in Los Angeles. With the 88th annual Academy Awards scheduled for Feb. 28, here are five places in L.A. to soak up those glitzy Oscars vibes and maybe even run into one of the nominees.